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About us

For more than 165 years, we provide our clients with tailor-made industrial maritime solutions with high added value maritime activities and integrated services from ship design to maritime operations in various sectors: Logistics & Transport, Dry Bulk, Marine Industrial Solutions. Offering a worldwide presence with over 2,600 staff members and 60 vessels, we are a French family group with Headquarters based in France.

Learn moreEn savoir plus Édouard Louis-Dreyfus, President

Our Talents

Our 2,600 shore-based and ship-based personnel located around the world are our wealth and our pride by their training, their careers, their personalities, their visions of the world and their cultural diversities. Our office-based personnel work in diversified businesses ranging from commercial, financial and technical businesses linked to engineering and innovation. At sea, our crews are highly qualified personnel (masters, chief engineers, chief mates ...) who sail on the world’s seas...

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L-D Generation at the helm


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1st vessel acquisition

Car transport wagons LD Seaplane

29 May 2019

LD Seaplane: Shipment of car transport wagons for PSA Plant in Morocco’s Kenitra

A set of 16 GEFCO car transport half-wagons has been shipped from Montoir-de-Bretagne in France to Morocco’s port of Tangier. This 682 m train had arrived on the Montoir rail network. The units had been taken over by Somaloir, put on mafis and loaded aboard the SPIRIT OF MONTOIR on the Milk Run Med line …
LDPL Middle East

27 May 2019

All smiles from Dubai!

Site visit organised for our colleagues from LDPL Middle East. A nice occasion for our local office-based team to meet our crew on board our FAZEL and FCTU units in Dubai. Our subsidiary LDPL Middle East provides fully comprehensive services in the engineering, construction and operation of offshore transhipment and maritime logistics solutions (Coal, Bauxite, …

9 May 2019

Visit Us!

Don’t miss the chance to meet our LD Seaplane team at the BREAKBULK Europe 2019 that will take place at the Messe Bremen in Germany from May 21st until May 23rd 2019. Come and visit us at Booth E70 – Hall 5 to know more about our subsidiary’s expertise in RoRo Maritime Transportation + Multimodal …

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